AREA41 2020: Call For Paper
This is the Call for Papers for the AREA41 conference 2020 (
We kindly request that you fill out all the mandatory fields. Incomplete submissions will be ignored.
The Call for Paper will close on Monday April 13th 2020 @ 23:59 CET.
For questions regarding the Call for Papers, please feel free to consult us at (
About the conference
Area41 is an international security technology and research conference offering two presentation tracks, along with several side activities. The event features many international IT security experts sharing their deep technical knowledge in an open environment and takes place on 11./12. of June, 2020 in Zurich/Switzerland. The conference is organized by DEFCON Switzerland, a non-profit organisation registered as a Defcon Group (DC4131) with the aim to give experts and professionals a platform to transfer insights into the information security domain and to sensitize users to information security topics.
The official conference web site is located at:
We are seeking presentations around current IT security topics.
𝐑𝐄𝐆𝐔𝐋𝐀𝐑 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐂𝐊: 50 minutes presentation (incl. Q&A) in English
CFP will end Monday April 13th 2020 @ 23:59 CET.
Notes of Acceptance will be delivered shortly after the deadlines ~ end of April 2020.
We offer the following benefits to accepted speakers at Area41 2020:
𝐑𝐄𝐆𝐔𝐋𝐀𝐑 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐂𝐊 𝐎𝐍𝐋𝐘:
⨀ Paid accommodation for *two nights* at the speaker hotels. Additional nights need to be purchased individually.
⨀ Reimbursement of travel expenses in economy class up to USD 500 (Europe) and USD 1500 (Intercontinental).
⨀ Free admission for the two conference days for the speaker
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐓: All benefits, except the conference ticket, are only given to one (1) speaker per slot.
Terms of Engagement
The author of the content keeps his or her full rights on the submitted material. By submitting the CFP package the author agrees to the following terms:
⨀ You confirm that the material submitted is your own except for where explicit references to third-party works are made.
⨀ You confirm that you have obtained permission to use and distribute third-party content, like images.
⨀ You give permission to DEFCON Switzerland to publishing/distributing your material either in physical or electronic format without royalty.
⨀ You give permission to DEFCON Switzerland to create audio and video recordings of your presentation and publish/distribute these without royalty.
⨀ You agree that travel and accommodation expenses are reimbursed only upon successful delivery of your talk and upon presenting the receipts.
⨀ You agree not to hold DEFCON Switzerland liable for any direct or indirect damages or costs in case the event is cancelled.
Please confirm you have read and accept the Terms of Engagement
I have read the Terms of Engagement and accept them by entering into the CFP process.
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